10 Keys to Reducing Food Waste

10 Keys to Reducing Food Waste | ecogreenlove

Food waste is a growing problem contributing to our strain on natural resources. However, food waste can be eliminated or at least reduced with our help. Small steps can make a significant difference if we pay more attention to our relationship with the food we purchase and consume.

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The Best and Worst Summer Foods [Visual]

The Best and Worst Summer Foods [Visual] | ecogreenlove

With warm weather, some of us start dreaming of summer picnics and parties. But not all of the foods we typically associate with summer are good for us. Below, you’ll find the summer foods to avoid — and the ones to embrace for health and happiness.

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Quick Tips for Produce Storage [Visual]

Quick Tips for Produce Storage [Visual] | ecogreenlove

Who among us hasn’t had a bunch of bananas go from perfectly ripe to practically rotten overnight? And when it comes to avocados, well, sometimes it seems like you could blink and miss that magical moment between not-quite-ripe and brown mush. With rotten produce in hand, we feel bad about all the nutrition we’ve missed out on, and we’re essentially tossing money straight into the compost pile.

Certain kitchen staples are just notorious for spoiling quickly, but with a few tricks, you can keep many of them around for a few days longer.

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How to make Golden Milk [Visual]

How to make Golden Milk [Visual] | ecogreenlove

Golden milk, which you may also see called turmeric milk, turmeric latte, or haldi doodh, may be new to you, but it has centuries of history in Indian culture. The base is milk of any kind — cow, goat, cashew, oat, the list goes on — which is typically mixed with turmeric, cinnamon, ginger, and a sweetener like honey. Other spices, including pepper and nutmeg, may also be added. Regardless of the exact mix, the stunning golden drink is served warm and can be a source of protein (depending on the milk choice).

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10 Ways to Use up Home-Grown Zucchini

10 Ways to Use up Home-Grown Zucchini | ecogreenlove

Gardening is a fun activity that can also put food on the table. However, what happens when your garden is overflowing and you don’t want anything to go to waste? Zucchini is a notoriously fruitful vegetable, but you and your neighbors can get overwhelmed quickly.

Don’t let your homegrown zucchini go to waste — we’ve compiled both interesting new recipes and storage methods you can try to reduce food waste at home. Here are 10 creative ways to use up all that extra zucchini.

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